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Measuring creativity, one word at a time

Published: 20Jul2021

Can you think of three words that are completely unrelated to one another? What about four, five, or even ten? According to an international team of researchers from McGill University, Harvard...

Prognosis: The future is bright for the next generation of healthcare leaders

Published: 15Jul2021

As the world slowly emerges from a pandemic that exposed the vulnerability of healthcare systems when overwhelmed with multifaceted management challenges, McGill University has launched a new...

STOPMTL.CA: First interactive map to self-report police stops in Montreal

Published: 14Jul2021

In 2019, an independent report commissioned by the City of Montreal demonstrated racial and social profiling by the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) targeting Black, Arab and...

Cell structure previously associated with disease actually improves brain function

Published: 8Jul2021

Researchers at McGill University have shown that a brain cell structure previously thought to be pathological in fact enhances cells’ ability to transmit information and correlates with better...

Understanding our perception of rhythm

Published: 8Jul2021

Scientists have long known that while listening to a sequence of sounds, people often perceive a rhythm, even when the sounds are identical and equally spaced. One regularity that was discovered...

Arctic seabirds are less heat tolerant, more vulnerable to climate change

Published: 7Jul2021

The Arctic is warming at approximately twice the global rate. A new study led by researchers from McGill University finds that cold-adapted Arctic species, like the thick-billed murre, are...

Painting a picture of the oral health of Canadians

Published: 7Jul2021

A new study “Oral health and oral health care of Canadians” led by Prof. Paul Allison of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry, has received $3.3 million of funding from the Canadian Institutes...

Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9Jul2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Patently harmful: fewer female inventors a problem for women’s health

Published: 6Jul2021

"Necessity is the father of invention," but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented...

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